Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension. Ethan Doherty, Graduate Student, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University.
The maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais) is a major pest of corn, particularly in subtropical ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension. Keith Wynn, UF/IFAS Hamilton County Extension. Dr. Nicholas Dufault, UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department.
Sulfur is one of the earliest known pesticides. The ancient Greeks found ... READ MORE
It is mid-July so if foliage feeding caterpillars have not shown up in your peanut field yet, they likely will soon! Two types of caterpillars commonly found in Columbia County July-September are the velvetbean caterpillar and ... READ MORE
The Columbia Connections Newsletter Spring 2021
See the link below for the Spring 2021 edition of the Columbia Connections Newsletter. In this edition we included educational articles from Columbia County extension agents on Pesticide Continuing ... READ MORE
In the soil science world, soil health is a term synonymous with soil quality. The health or quality of a soil is often related to its soil organic matter (SOM) content. Soil organic matter is made up of plant residue, animal ... READ MORE
There are agricultural cost share programs available for producers in the Suwannee Valley region. Agencies such as the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) offer agricultural ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso - UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension, Shinsuke Agehara - UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Prissy Fletcher - UF/IFAS St. Johns County Extension.
Introduction: Globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus L) is an emerging ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension, Sylvia Willis, UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension (An Equal Opportunity Institution)
Determining when to harvest peanuts is a difficult and important economic decision for growers. Peanuts are ... READ MORE
Florida Gateway Fair's Coloring Contest has taken on a new spin this year! The Ichetucknee Partnership has partnered with UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County this year to develop some fun pages. The Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest will feature ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension. Nicholas Dufault, University of Florida Plant Pathology Department.
Peanut rust (Puccinia arachidis Speg.) is considered an "explosive" peanut foliar disease. Initial symptoms ... READ MORE